Staff QA Engineer

  • Remote OK - Anywhere in Japan
  • Full-time
  • June 6, 2024
7,500,000 - 12,000,000 JPY /yr
Apply from Japan Only
No relocation to Japan
(No visa sponsorship from overseas)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Fluent
Minimum Experience
Senior or above

Position Overview

Join us in developing our new B2B SaaS product, a next-generation groupware, workspace and enterprise security solution. As a QA Engineer, your role will involve assuring the application quality and leading the definition of quality criteria.


Job Duties & Responsibilities    

  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and engineers to plan and implement quality assurance initiatives
  • Lead a team of quality assurance engineers
  • Help HR managers hire new quality assurance engineers
  • Planning of quality assurance strategy and automation strategies  related to functional requirements for SaaS products
  • Planning actual tests and managing product bugs and issues


Expected Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities    

  • A minimum of 10 years experience as a QA engineer, with at least 5 years in a QA leadership position for B2B SaaS products
  • Expertise in designing and executing testing: manual, automation, API testing
  • Expertise in designing and implementing automated E2E testing (Playwright, Cypress, Selenium, etc.)
  • Expertise in Agile frameworks and regression testing
  • Experience in making the QA strategy and creating the documentation about it
  • Experience in leading or managing the QA team
  • Excellent communication skills in English, along with a background in team-based B2B service development


Additional Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities    

  • Experience in the development of new products
  • Experience in implementing bug-tracking systems
  • Experience with BDD
  • Knowledge of OAuth2, OIDC, SCIM, and SAML
  • Japanese communication skills are a plus


Work Hours    

  • Flexible working hours
  • Core collaboration time : Tue-Fri 9 am-12 pm (JST)



  • You can choose the work location nationwide, whether at one of our offices* or from home.
    • Office list
    • The Sapporo, Sendai, and Yokohama offices are designated for specific divisions only. (Ex: Sales Team)
  • Smoking will be prohibited in all office areas, except for designated smoking rooms in some areas.


Salary Range    

  • JPY 7,500,000 – JPY 12,000,000(※1)
  • Estimated annual salary:  Base Salary (12 months) + Bonus (Base salary x 1 month x twice a year = 2 months)
  • Monthly salary system:  Base salary is determined based on your skill set, experience, and abilities, etc. 
  • An allowance for additional overtime(※2)is included in the base salary.

    ・However, work exceeding additional overtime agreed to between the employer and employee will be compensated separately.

  • Base monthly salary(※1):  JPY 540,000 – JPY 860,000
  • The base monthly salary breakdown as follows:
      ・Base salary:  JPY 411,400 – JPY 655,200
      ・Allowance for additional overtime(※2):  JPY 128,600 to JPY 204,800

 1. Depending on your skill set and experience, the amount set may be outside the above range.
 2. Calculated based on 160 hours of scheduled working hours per month and 40 hours of additional overtime.



  • Commuter allowance
  • Remote work allowance
  • New tech gear
  • Skill development support
  • Book purchases
  • Language Learning Support
  • Interpretation support
  • Complete health and social insurance
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Parental Leave



  • Two days off per week (Saturday and Sunday), Japanese national holidays
  • New Year's vacation(December 29th - January 3rd)
  • Annual paid leave
  • 5 days of Proactive Personal Leave and 5 days of Family Care and Personal Sick Leave


Selection Process    

  • Document screening
  • Interviews (3 times)
  • Offer meeting

Cybozu's purpose is to build a society brimming with teamwork. They offer the flexibility needed to work within a supportive, motivated, teamwork-driven environment.

Cybozu develops and delivers cloud-based collaboration services that enable diverse people to work together more easily and effectively. Today, they are one of Japan's most successful cloud-based companies, with four key products (Cybozu Office, Mailwise, Garoon, and Kintone) used every day by more than 160,000 businesses and nonprofit organizations worldwide.

Cybozu's Culture

To achieve their mission, Cybozu has four principles guiding:

  • Share a common vision
  • Be yourself and take responsibility
  • Be transparent
  • Embrace individuality

For more details about Cybozu's culture, please visit their site.

As Cybozu continues to expand globally, they are looking for individuals from all walks of life with unique and diverse life stories and life experiences.

They also offer comprehensive support, from visa acquisition assistance to English onboarding programs:

Global Recruitment

Cybozu's vision is to build a society brimming with teamwork.

To achieve their vision not only in Japan but across the world, they develop products for the global market. Their product development and sales teams are in the process of globalizing their operations. As part of this effort, Cybozu is seeking to hire more international members from Japan and abroad for the English-speaking team (*New Business Division) that is developing their new Identity and Access Management (IAM) product.

Work with Confidence

Cybozu provides support to ensure that everyone can perform and work confidently, regardless of the language they speak.


Cybozu offers an English onboarding program to help you understand Cybozu’s culture and ensure a seamless start. The onboarding sessions in English will help you familiarize yourself with Cybozu's culture and set up your IT equipment. You’ll also be given an office tour, and a consultation service will be at your disposal to discuss any language-related challenges.

Visa and Relocation Support

For those who need a Japanese work visa to enter Japan, Cybozu will sponsor and provide support throughout the visa acquisition process, including covering the associated costs. If relocation to Japan is necessary for your employment, Cybozu offers comprehensive support to ensure a stress-free relocation, from the physical move to settling into your new living arrangements. Additionally, they will cover the cost of airline tickets, moving expenses, and other related costs (up to a certain amount).

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